Projects based in High Peak

Make Me Safe >> 
Cassie, Emma and their youth worker Pam are working together to improve lighting and general safety in their neighbourhood.

New Mills Shelter Project >> 
Originally formed in 2003 Josh, Kym and Lyndsey are the leading members of the New Mills Youth Shelter Campaign. Assisted by their youth workers Sarah and Faye, teh group have campaigned for four years to build a new youth shelter in New Mills, Derbyshire and to confront negative perceptions of young people in Derbyshire. In late 2006, they finally suceeded and in 2007 built their first youth shelter!

Buxton 4 Youth >> 
Danielle, Holly, Laura and Sarah care campigning to extend opening hours at their local hospital.

Youth Action >> 
The Youth Action group are working on a campaign to improve services for young people in their community.

Youth Act training and campaigns are running throughout London. A national Youth Act Train the Trainers programme is also available. Please contact the Youth Act team for more information 020 7566 5033 or email Ade Sofola (

This project is based on the internationally successful Youth Act! programme of street law begun by Street Law Inc in the United States (, which has campaigned to increase provision for homeless people, challenge discrimination and reduce gun crime.

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